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Cardiobacterium hominis prosthetic valve endocarditis: an infrequent infection.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22718724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis due to Cardiobacterium hominis in a 67-year-old woman is described. The diagnosis was confirmed by a positive blood culture and echocardiographic detection of aortic valve vegetations. The patient underwent replacement of the valve with a homograft, and received antibiotics postoperatively. She remained well after 12 months.
Authors:
Dimitrios Pousios; Fangfei Gao; Geoff M Tsang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1816-5370     ISO Abbreviation:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9503417     Medline TA:  Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  327-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
dpousios@yahoo.com.
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